Tukwila, Washington’s Shawn Perantie accused of throwing rocks at vehicles in Renton

Shawn Leland Perantie, 55, of Tukwila, King County, Washington, United States has a criminal history involving gross misdemeanors dating back to 1989. On June 6, 2006, he was charged with assault in the fourth degree in King County.

Aside from Tukwila, Perantie has lived in other parts of Washington including Coulee Dam, Burien, Federal Way, Seattle, Des Moines and Spokane. In July 2022, he allegedly hit Tom Godfrey‘s 2015 Stingray Corvette while the latter was going eastbound on State Route 900 in King County.


When Godfrey confronted Perantie, the two men fought. Duane Anderson witnessed the fight and called 911.

On August 29, 2022, Perantie encountered Washington State Patrol troopers. The Tukwila resident was handcuffed, questioned by police and then released.

On September 27, 2022, Perantie allegedly threw rocks and bottles at vehicles in the area of State Route 900 near 164th Avenue Southeast in Renton, King County. At around 10:30 a.m., Washington State Patrol troopers arrested him without incident. The damage he allegedly caused that day was over $2,200.

Perantie was booked into the King County Correctional Facility in Seattle. He was charged with malicious mischief in the second degree and reckless endangerment for his alleged crimes on September 27, 2022 and obstructing a law enforcement officer and disorderly conduct for his alleged crimes on August 29, 2022.


Allan Ekberg, 63, is the incumbent mayor of Tukwila, which was incorporated in 1908. It is one of the most diverse cities in King County.

Born in Tukwila, Jim North played for the National Football League team Washington Redskins in 1944 and he died in 2003 at the age of 83. Born in Seattle, real estate developer and video game character Mario namesake Mario Segale died in Tukwila in 2018 at the age of 84.

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